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Pravastatin Sodium

CAS : 81131-70-6

(bR,dR,1S,2S,6S,8S,8aR)-1,2,6,7,8,8a-Hexahydro-b,d,6-trihydroxy-2-methyl-8-[(2S)-2-methyl-1-oxobutoxy]-1-naphthaleneheptanoic acid monosodium salt

sodium (+)-(3R,5R)-3,5-dihydroxy-7-[(1S,2S,6S,8S,8aR)-6-hydroxy-2-methyl-8-[(S)-2-methylbutyryloxy]-1,2,6,7,8,8a-hexahydro-1-naphthyl]heptanoate; eptastatin sodium; 3b-hydroxycompactin sodium salt

CS-514; SQ-31000, Elisor (BMS); Lipostat (BMS); Liprevil (Schwarz); Mevalotin (Sankyo); Oliprevin (BMS); Pravachol (BMS); Pravaselect (Menarini); Pravasin (BMS); Selectin (BMS); Selipran (BMS); Vasten (Specia) 1,907 more words

Better Safe Than Sorry - Can Statins Harm The Body and Mind

A new study finds the chemical war against cholesterol using statin drugs was justified through statistical deception and the cover up of over 300 adverse health effects documented in the biomedical literature. 11 more words

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Statins shown to cause fatigue

15 JUN 2012

In a study of more than 1,000 adults, researchers at the University of California, San Diego, found that individuals taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs are more likely than non-users to experience decreased energy, fatigue upon exertion, or both. 538 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Overview of Cholesterol Medications

This is Dr. K, your War on Diabetes pharmacist, here to talk to you about something new.  My previous posts have all been about diabetes medications.   1,070 more words


Study: Memory Loss Linked To Commonly Prescribed Statin

BRISTOL, U.K. (CBS Atlanta) – A commonly prescribed cholesterol drug caused memory impairment in rats, according to a new study.

Scientists at the University of Bristol treated rats with pravastatin (brand name Pravachol) and atorvostatin (brand name Lipitor) for 18 days, according to  169 more words


Do You Take Any of These 11 Dangerous Statins or Cholesterol Drugs?

Story at-a-glance

  • One in four Americans over the age of 45 are now taking a statin drug, despite the fact that there are over 900 studies proving their adverse effects, which run the gamut from muscle problems to diabetes and increased cancer risk.
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Low Rate Of Problems With Statins In Study Of Quarter Million Patients

A very large analysis of previously published studies finds that statins are generally safe and well tolerated, but helps confirm previous links to a small increased risk for diabetes and elevation of liver enzymes. 153 more words

Prevention, Epidemiology & Outcomes